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Today's News

  • Red Cross receives a 'United' makeover

    The interior of the American Red Cross office on Dixie Avenue in Elizabethtown smelled strongly of paint this week as volunteers maneuvered carefully around each other to turn the blue walls into palettes of green, tan, brown and other bright new colors.

    Outside, the building was pressure-washed and freshly painted. Shin-high jars held mums of various colors that hadn’t been there before.

  • Moon moment
  • Governor addresses Hardin County's Democratic loyalists

    Democratic incumbent Steve Beshear has maintained a comfortable lead for months in the gubernatorial election polls, but he said the only poll that  matters is the one on Nov. 8.

    With less than a month to go until the election, Beshear on Thursday made clear his intentions toward Republican challenger David Williams, his closest competition.

    “I don’t just want to win,” Beshear told a group of supporters during a rally at John Hardin High School. “I want to beat the socks off this guy. I want to beat him bad.”

  • PREP FOOTBALL: Bruins have Green Wave's attention (10/14)

    You bet Stephen Compton is keyed up for tonight.

    It’s the Meade County senior offensive/defensive lineman’s final shot to piledrive the Central Hardin Bruins and help the Green Wave repeat as Class 6-A, District 2 champs.

  • PREP FOOTBALL: Knox facing must-win against Shawnee (10/14)

    This season started out with so much promise for the Fort Knox Eagles.

    Fort Knox began the year with a surprising 41-21 victory over longtime foe Elizabethtown and appeared to be headed for big things under first-year coach Shawn Thompson.

    My how much has changed in two months.

  • Civil Suits

    The following civil suits are filed in Hardin County Circuit Court in Elizabethtown. Et al is a Latin abbreviation meaning “and others.” Lawsuits give only one side of a disagreement and do not reflect any counterclaims and/or settlements that may have occurred since the initial suit was filed. 

  • Building Permits

    The following building permit information has been obtained from Hardin County Planning and Development Commission, the City of Elizabethtown Planning and Development and Radcliff Planning and Zoning offices. The name of the applicant, applicant’s address and use of permit are listed.

    Adam Shader, 204 Meadowview Drive, Elizabethtown. Use: addition.

    Mike and Sandra Jones, 54 Eastview Road, Cecilia. Use: change of use.

    David Buckles, 3410 New Glendale Road, Elizabethtown. Use: porch.

  • Property Transfers

    The following property transfers are listed as given on deeds at the Hardin County Clerk’s Office in Elizabethtown.

    David L. and Sandra R. Moore to Cartus Corporation, 1895 Thomas Road, Rineyville, $218,000.

    Aimee and Donald J. Wentz to Courtney Davis-Riggs, 827 Lincoln Drive, Elizabethtown, $111,000.

    Frank S. Farley to Bradley J. and Hannah R. Downs, 378 Grand Canyon Drive, Elizabethtown, $215,000.

    Beneficial Kentucky Inc. to Brandy Waddell, 9619 Leitchfield Road, Cecilia, $63,000.

  • 17TH DISTRICT VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT: Lady Bruins overcome slow start for second straight crown (10/14)

    Nerves, negative energy and no points.

    That’s how Thursday’s 17th District Volleyball Tournament final started out for defending champ Central Hardin.

  • BOYS' 10TH DISTRICT SOCCER TOURNAMENT: Mabe scores twice to lead Bruins past Meade, 4-0 (10/14)

    After he scored the game’s first goal 14 minutes in, the Meade County Green Wave took Central Hardin’s Noah Wiersema out of the equation.

    That was just fine with Jordan Mabe.

    A sophomore midfielder, Mabe scored two goals as the tournament host Bruins knocked off Meade County, 4-0 in the Boys’ 10th District Soccer Tournament final Thursday night.